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RBA
07-21-2005, 07:51 PM
Ceiling Fan Rotation
Ceiling fans should rotate counter clock-wise in the summer (to generate a breeze downward to cool you off) and clock-wise in the winter (to cycle the warm air that rises to your ceiling.) Do not be afraid to run your ceiling fan in the winter. You can expect a 10-15% savings on your heating bill. You can save up to 40% off your cooling bill in the summer

Rojo
07-21-2005, 07:54 PM
You ever pick out one blade of ceiling fan and try to follow it for a while?

I swear I only do it after the paint dries.

BUTLER REDSFAN
07-21-2005, 08:16 PM
hey wait a minute--no1 can argue over this....:) :)

ghettochild
07-21-2005, 08:31 PM
You ever pick out one blade of ceiling fan and try to follow it for a while?

I swear I only do it after the paint dries.

all the time :laugh:

SunDeck
07-21-2005, 08:34 PM
Ceiling Fan Rotation
Ceiling fans should rotate counter clock-wise in the summer (to generate a breeze downward to cool you off) and clock-wise in the winter (to cycle the warm air that rises to your ceiling.) Do not be afraid to run your ceiling fan in the winter. You can expect a 10-15% savings on your heating bill. You can save up to 40% off your cooling bill in the summer

Does this work in the southern hemisphere, too?

RFS62
07-21-2005, 08:36 PM
So, all ceiling fan blades are tilted the same way?

SunDeck
07-21-2005, 08:38 PM
So, all ceiling fan blades are tilted the same way?

It's an ANSI standard.

NoCalRed
07-21-2005, 09:15 PM
Ceiling Fan Rotation
Ceiling fans should rotate counter clock-wise in the summer (to generate a breeze downward to cool you off) and clock-wise in the winter (to cycle the warm air that rises to your ceiling.) Do not be afraid to run your ceiling fan in the winter. You can expect a 10-15% savings on your heating bill. You can save up to 40% off your cooling bill in the summer

Heating bill? Cooling bill? What are these things you speak of? .... :evil:

paintmered
07-21-2005, 09:17 PM
The ceiling fan is not the object rotating. I contend that the world is rotating around the ceiling fan.

Hap
07-21-2005, 09:21 PM
Ok, so how do you reverse the rotation?

paintmered
07-21-2005, 09:22 PM
Ok, so how do you reverse the rotation?

There's a switch in a ledgendary land and only the special ones know where it is. Since you don't know this, you obviously aren't special. :D

;)

KronoRed
07-21-2005, 09:24 PM
hey wait a minute--no1 can argue over this....:) :)

I think celing fans are better in tan then off white

:p:

RBA
07-21-2005, 09:25 PM
Ok, so how do you reverse the rotation?

Should be a switch on the side of fan. Switch down to cool, and up to heat. At least that's the way it works on mine.

paintmered
07-21-2005, 09:27 PM
I think celing fans are better in tan then off white

:p:


Were you born under power lines or something? Tan is the WORST color for ceiling fans. Back in 1203, the Lord of Perth decided that tan ceiling fans were prohibited and this law has migrated to the United States where it has been upheld MULTIPLE times by the Supreme Court.

Sheesh, you need to get out more.

:D

marcshoe
07-21-2005, 10:38 PM
In the Reds' clubhouse, even the ceiling fan rotation has an ERA over five.

KronoRed
07-21-2005, 10:48 PM
Were you born under power lines or something? Tan is the WORST color for ceiling fans. Back in 1203, the Lord of Perth decided that tan ceiling fans were prohibited and this law has migrated to the United States where it has been upheld MULTIPLE times by the Supreme Court.

Sheesh, you need to get out more.

:D

Commie!

:angry:


;)

LvJ
07-21-2005, 11:34 PM
Mine is running vertically. I don't think that's right. http://pichold.com/Images/Smilies/ohnoes.gif

Larkin Fan
07-21-2005, 11:37 PM
The ceiling fan is not the object rotating. I contend that the world is rotating around the ceiling fan.

Do you have relatives from Spain?

redsrule2500
07-21-2005, 11:47 PM
Wow I was just staring at my ceiling fan for a long time and my mom was looking at me with a big confused face.

That was funny :laugh:

jhiller21
07-22-2005, 03:41 AM
In the Reds' clubhouse, even the ceiling fan rotation has an ERA over five.

:explode:

Unassisted
07-22-2005, 10:39 AM
You ever pick out one blade of ceiling fan and try to follow it for a while?

I swear I only do it after the paint dries.If you have a camcorder with several shutter speed settings, you can get a good 20 minutes of entertainment out of pointing it at the ceiling fan and switching between the shutter speeds and fan speeds.

I, um... know somebody who did this. :D

919191
07-22-2005, 10:54 AM
I have mine floor mounted. Other than occaisional pain, it seems to work, but I reverse RBA's instructions.

SunDeck
07-22-2005, 11:36 AM
Two words- Tennis balls.

BoydsOfSummer
07-22-2005, 02:29 PM
One word -Parakeet

Don't ask.

Blimpie
07-22-2005, 03:00 PM
Should be a switch on the side of fan. Switch down to cool, and up to heat. At least that's the way it works on mine.By the way, don't move the switch up or down whilst the fan motor is still running--unless you don't like your fan very much.

Red Leader
07-22-2005, 03:02 PM
By the way, don't move the switch up or down whilst the fan motor is still running--unless you don't like your fan very much.

I'm surprised it doesn't say that on the fan somewhere.

I should sue.

Blimpie
07-22-2005, 03:03 PM
If you have a camcorder with several shutter speed settings, you can get a good 20 minutes of entertainment out of pointing it at the ceiling fan and switching between the shutter speeds and fan speeds.

I, um... know somebody who did this. :DNow, try it when you synchronize the The Wizard of Oz MGM lion roaring with track # 1 of Dark Side of the Moon... :all_cohol :pimp: :all_cohol :pimp: :explode:

creek14
07-22-2005, 05:05 PM
If you are over 6' and your ceiling fan is on high and you need to put on a pullover shirt - well don't do it while standing under the fan. No matter which direction it's spinning.

Just sayin.

SunDeck
07-22-2005, 10:20 PM
And be very careful when you lift your three month old kid up into the air.

I won't ask about the parakeet if no one asks me about this one.

RFS62
07-22-2005, 11:01 PM
And be very careful when you lift your three month old kid up into the air.

I won't ask about the parakeet if no one asks me about this one.

So, I guess duct taping a cat to the blade isn't nearly as bad as I earlier thought.

Unassisted
07-22-2005, 11:08 PM
If you are over 6' and your ceiling fan is on high and you need to put on a pullover shirt - well don't do it while standing under the fan. No matter which direction it's spinning.

Just sayin.This is also good advice for those who might be less than 6'. Particularly if one has long arms, the room has low ceilings or the fan hangs unusually low.

SunDeck
07-23-2005, 08:07 AM
So, I guess duct taping a cat to the blade isn't nearly as bad as I earlier thought.

No, No- that's TERRIBLE! It gets the fan out of balance and will ruin the motor. Always use two cats.

ghettochild
07-23-2005, 08:17 AM
In the Reds' clubhouse, even the ceiling fan rotation has an ERA over five.

hahahhahahahahhaahahha :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

RFS62
07-23-2005, 09:05 AM
No, No- that's TERRIBLE! It gets the fan out of balance and will ruin the motor. Always use two cats.


Good point, SunDeck. You are very wise in the ways of science.

SunDeck
07-23-2005, 09:58 AM
Good point, SunDeck. You are very wise in the ways of science.

More like wise in the ways of trial and error. :eek: